Where did Louisville, KY Rank on the 2014 "Best of" List.


 No longer a well-kept secret, Louisville has enjoyed watching its national and international reputation grow as it starts appearing on "best of" lists. per the Mayor.

What Lists did Louisville make in 2014?

It has been a good year for Louisville, Kentucky.  Here is what happened.

Outside Magazines list of 16 Best Places to live in the U.S. What makes a Best Town Ever?  Having access to adventure, healthy eating options, bike lanes, parks and green spaces.  Louisville Ranked #8.


Economic momentum! 5.6% GDP growth! 0.7% job growth! 4% population growth!  This along with other stats puts Louisville #18th on new geography's 2014 Regions to Watch Index.  Check the stats out here.

Louisville for home ownership." is a great place to purchase a home. 67.9% home ownership rate and homeowners spend 30.2% of their income on home owning, according to nerdwallet stats.  Louisville is ranked #8 in the "best large metro areas".


We are a mecca for "those sports fans and for those trying to break into sports media. It is also known for the $575 per month for a two-bedroom rent.  Germantown's warehouses are "home to Louisville's creative class, says NYC-based writer who put together Mic's list of 15 Cities for Creative 20-somethings that aren't New York or Los Angeles

According to Open Table's list of the most romantic dining cities in America, Louisville ranks #10.

USA Today Travel says  "10Best: Bike-friendly cities" A is a vibrant city center with outlying bucolic vistas make Louisville a beautiful bicycling backdrop.  Most popular is the eight mile Louisville Riverwalk that takes on the Ohio River and around downtown Louisville.  Louisville Cycling is the definitive resource for ride paths, mountain biking, local cycling outfitters, club links and information. 


According to Forbes, Louisville is ranked #8, "Most Affordable City in the U.S."

 Best Places to Travel in 2015 list Travel-Leisure magazine placed us between Hong Kong and Pristina, Kosovo on their list.  We are known for our Bourbon, with dozens of distilleries with happy to oblige with tastings. Most are in the surrounding countryside.  They are excited about our city center opening 5 new downtown hotels, including an Aloft.  For a Taste of Louisville's most happening neighborhood head to NuLu, with critically acclaimed restaurants and shops and its own hipster flea market.





USA Today Southern Cultural Festivals ranks the Kentucky Derby Festivals in the 10 Best southern cultural festivals.


 Information gathered here from various research on the web and Mayors website.


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